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Talking White Fragility with Robin DiAngelo

Talking White Fragility with Robin DiAngelo

Jul 20, 2020-- "I grew up poor and white. While my class oppression has been relatively visible to me, my race privilege has not. In my efforts to uncover how race has shaped my life, I have gained deeper insight by placing race in the center of my analysis and asking how each of my other group locations have socialized me to collude with racism. In so doing, I have been able to address in greater depth my multiple locations and how they function together to hold racism in place. I now make the distinction that I grew up poor and white, for my experience of poverty would have been different had I not been white." This transcript of a Zeit Campus interview with Robin DiAngelo, the author of "White Fragility:Why It's So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism" shares more. (3514 reads)

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